We need to celebrate the success of others. It actually should only push us to be better. Not to match up to them, but for ourselves to achieve the best we can achieve.
how do we protest well? How do we stand against oppression and broken systems, without turning toward hate ourselves?
“Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?’ In anger his master handed him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay … Continue reading Why Is Grace So Difficult?
I was watching a reality show with my wife the other night, I won’t say which one, but it was definitely about wealthy sisters who are involved in fashion and makeup. Anyway, in this show, one of the sisters threw a party of some sort with a bunch of random rooms and mirrors. It seemed … Continue reading Say “No” to “Yes Men”
One of the greatest joys I have as a pastor, is assisting people in their journey of faith, especially when it comes to seeking out who God has created them to be. I have many conversations with individuals trying to understand their calling in life. They are navigating through heavy questions of passion, purpose, and … Continue reading Calling and Character
Have you ever felt like you were inadequate? Have you ever looked in the mirror and questioned whether or not you are truly doing what you are supposed to be doing? Self doubt is natural, mainly because it is a broken part of yourself that hinders you from experiencing the fullness of your potential. The … Continue reading Dealing with Doubt
The Super Bowl was last night. It was supposed to be the sixth championship for the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. It actually seemed like it was Tom Brady against the world. The outcome was exactly the opposite of what people expected. The Philadelphia Eagles wound up the victors in a pretty solid matchup. … Continue reading Rising To The Occasion- What We Can Learn From Nick Foles
Sometimes, the goals you set won't work the way you plan. It doesn't mean you give up, but it means you adjust your plans.
Your role is vital to our society. You are under appreciated and I, as well as many others, recognize that. Let me say this now, I appreciate you!
I have heard people in leadership circles mention this phrase, "Start with the why!" Implying, before you begin anything new, ask yourself, "Why are we doing this?" This is definitely a fair question to ask, in fact, it's a valuable question to reflect on and wrestle with as you go forward in your life. So, … Continue reading Answering the Why